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Record #: O2019-6979   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 9/18/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 4, 7, 8, 9 and 17 concerning regulations, licensing requirements and enforcement provision for cannabis organizations and activities
Sponsors: Villegas, Gilbert
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 6 Regulated Business License, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 24 Drugs & Narcotics, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 8 - Offenses Affecting Public Peace, Morals & Welfare - Ch. 8 Public Morals, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 8 - Offenses Affecting Public Peace, Morals & Welfare - Ch. 30 Evictions for Unlawful Use of Premises, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 8 - Offenses Affecting Public Peace, Morals & Welfare - Ch. 4 Public Peace & Welfare, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 110 Pedicabs, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 114 Public Passenger Vehicles other than Taxicabs, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 4 Downtown Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 5 Manufacturing Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 6 Special Purpose Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 9 Use Regulations, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 13 Review & Approval Procedures, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 17 Terminology & Measurements, Land Use & Zoning-Tables & Index
Attachments: 1. O2019-6979.pdf
City Council Meeting September 18th, 2019
Referred to Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards



ORDINANCE
WHEREAS, the City of Chicago is a home rule unit government pursuant to the 1970 Illinois Constitution, Article VII, Section 6(a); and
WHEREAS, pursuant to its home rule power, the City of Chicago may exercise any power and perform any function relating to its government affairs including the power to regulate for the protection of the public health, safety, morals and welfare; and
WHEREAS, the State of Illinois has passed the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act (hereinafter the "Act"), allowing for the sale and possession of cannabis, effective January 1, 2020; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to the Act, the City of Chicago may enact reasonable zoning and licensing ordinances regulating the sale and possession of Cannabis, and encouraging the equitable ownership of cannabis organizations operating in the City of Chicago, and for the purpose of implementing one of the intents of the Act to eliminate unequal enforcement of laws designed to prevent illicit drug use and sales; and
WHEREAS, the corporate authorities of the City of Chicago hereby determine that it is in the best interest of the health, safety, and welfare of the residents of the city to adopt the following use regulations, licensing requirements, and enforcement provisions relating to licensed cannabis organizations; NOW THEREFORE
BE IT ORDAINED BV THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. The above recitals are expressly incorporated herein and made part of hereof as though fully set forth herein
SECTION 2. Title 4 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended as follows: 4-5-010 Establishment of License Fees


(41) Regulated business license Cannabis Organization (AAA)

Type/size Fee
Dispensing Organization with showroom of less than 2000 square feet $500
Dispensing Organization with showroom between 2000 and 4000 square $1500
feet
Dispensing Organization with showroom between ...

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